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10 for 2010: Reducing harm to patients

One patient needlessly harmed by a safety incident is one patient too many.


10 for 2010 aims to significantly reduce levels of harm within the NHS by concentrating efforts on ten high risk patient safety areas during 2010/11.


By working in partnership with the NHS and its staff, 10 for 2010 will embed a safety culture across healthcare organisations in England and Wales.


The 10 for 2010 areas are:






We are running a number of WebEx's for our focus week for 10 for 2010. You can register for any of the sessions by going to the Patient Safety First website.